Edinburgh lectures & talks

The inaugural Culture Summit was in 2012, as a forum for discussion about culture and how it relates to politics, society, economics and business.

Launched in 2011, "Previously" is a volunteer-driven local history festival. In 2015, the programme runs over five days following Robert Louis Stevenson Day on the 13th November. It comes before St Andrews Day on 30th November and the start of the Winter Festivals.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), Scottish essayist, poet, man of letters, novelist and travel writer, became an international celebrity for his classic tales Treasure Island, Kidnap

Just when everyone involved in the Festival is catching their collective breath, lurking round the corner waiting to pounce in delight are the programmes for the Autumn/Winter Season.

Comedian Bryony Kimmings today gave the official Fringe Central Opening Address, the third of its kind.

The Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) has announced a high profile array of performers for its Edinburgh International Festival Conversations this August, in pa

A family, nature festival on the 134 hectare Levenhall Links park in Musselburgh – just behind the racecourse.

The Edinburgh International Science Festival (4-19 April, 2015) wants visitors to see it as "The Ideas Factory" - a hub for information, ideas and innovation.

Alison O’Donnell will explore the history of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals, in this free history of nursing talk.

InnovationNation, a year long series of public lectures, bringing together some of Scotland’s leading innovators announces InnovationTechnology in June 2015.